History GCSE: 100 years of the women's movement

In these short films for secondary schools, Gemma Cairney goes on a personal journey through the history of the women's movement.

She investigates how women fought for changes such as the right to vote, equal pay and birth control.

She talks to women who were involved in fighting for equality in the workplace and other social freedoms.

Please note, this series was originally broadcast in 2013 and all information was correct at the time of recording. However, you will need to update your class with the latest facts. For example, there are now more female MPs than in 2013.

How suffragettes won women the vote and changed politics
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How women fought for access to birth control in Britain
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How women in Britain fought for equality in the workplace
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How women fought for sexual and social equality in the 20th century
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